- Poetry Prizes
Admission: €8 / €6 concessions
Martina Evans is a poet and novelist. Her fourth book of poems Facing the Public was a TLS Book of the Year and won the Piero Ciampi International Poetry Prize. Petrol, a book-length prose poem appeared in 2012. Burnfort, Las Vegas is her latest full-length collection to be published by Anvil. Raised in Burnfort Co. Cork, she lives now in London.
“She is at once emotional
Poetry Workshop: The Crossroads of Circumstance
If you’re going to be a writer, you better come from somewhere
This workshop goes back to the fundamentals – the places where it all happened to us. Using slow motion scenes, the specular form and with a special focus on creating drama, students will be drafting poems on leaving, loss, first love, reexamining what they left behind and learning how to make ‘an Iliad of a local row’. (Patrick Kavanagh).
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